Ajinkya Patil

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Exceptional Leaders Never Speak First. Neither Should You

As a leader, you already know what you know. Here's the perfect way to find out what other people know.<p>I felt I had a good idea. Who am I kidding -- I felt I had a <i>great</i> idea. I had done the analysis, done the reasoning, and done the math. Still, just to make sure, I asked a key employee for …

Public Speaking

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

7 Simple Tricks That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Learning to do these seven things will help you avoid saying and doing things you later regret.<p>In today's world, there is a constant battle for control of your emotions.<p>Sometimes this battle rages within--like when you strive to keep balanced, despite negative feelings rising inside of you. Other …

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

Business Strategy

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

An Optimist’s Guide to Your Prostate

Here’s the bad news: Every man, if he lives long enough, is likely to develop prostate cancer. Here’s the good news: Often, you can live with it. But how to go about screening for and treating it—or not—is a source of massive confusion. So we asked Dr. Samir Taneja, a trailblazer in urologic …

This Is Your Path to the $1,000-Per-Hour Mindset

If you don't value your time, who will?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I asked you the question “How much for an hour of your time?” would you reflexively know the answer? If I were a betting man, I would lay odds that almost everyone reading this wouldn’t have a …

Lawn Mowing

Legendary Investment Banker Richard Jenrette Left These 24 Rules for Success

Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four decades on Wall Street. When he died last week …

Homework

Why Does Sex Feel So Good, Anyway?

There's a reason that sex toy shops choose names like Pleasure Chest, Good Vibrations, and Sugar. All of these words invoke the tingling, …

How a Soggy Pair of Boots Changed My Whole Perspective on Life

The power of the right pair of shoes.<p>I broke up with a pair of boots last week. They were chukkas from Doc Martens, in a rich mahogany brown. Comfortable, well-fitting, and stylish, they kept me warm through a lot of cold nights. But in the end, the boots hurt me, and I had to let them go. It took …

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Motivation

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

The 23 Best Movies About Porn

From behind-the-scenes dramas to shocking true stories, these are the kind of porn movies you won't be embarrassed to watch.<p>Admit it: You're a little bit curious. Pornography is so universal—something that pretty much everyone has <i>some</i> experience with—that it's no surprise the subject has received …

South Park

This Millennial Couple Is Saving $150,000 a Year and Plans to Retire by 2029. Here’s How They Do It

They even economize on food: 'Scallions are cheap.'<p>Some kids want to be a fire fighter, astronaut or a ballerina when they grow up. Lily He wanted to …

How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

Men's Fashion

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence

Your Amazon wish list is about to get longer.<p>I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got …

How Not to Become a Victim of the Peter Principle: 3 Warning Signs

Still stuck in the "king" role rather than that of the (hopefully rich) leader of growth? Look out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Laurence J. Peter had perhaps one of the most succinct and insightful observations in the world: People rise to their level of …

Leadership

4 ways to command respect in your workplace

Excelling at a fast-paced job can be challenging — especially when you feel like you’re not being respected enough for your ideas and …

I Worked With Elon Musk And Learned That Intelligence Is Not The Key To Success

<i>As a 15-year-old who aspires to be an engineer, I admire people like Elon Musk. How do you think someone could be as successful as him without being as smart as him? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Self-improvement

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or you're already knee-deep in blogging, you've likely scoured the ends of the earth …

Marketing

How to Act and Look Like a Professional at All Times

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines professionalism as, <i>"the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional</i> …

A 31-Year Old Entrepreneur Was Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer. Now, She's Changing How We Fight the Illness

After being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer at age 31, this serial entrepreneur started a foundation to help fight cancer in a new way.<p><i>"Women are a lot like tea bags; you don't know how much they can take until you put them in hot water."</i><p>This is what my close friend Thuy Thanh Truong says when …

Cancer

Vintage Humanscale design manuals show nerdy beauty of ergonomics

Like da Vinci drawings for today’s designers, these references are analog tools for a digital age<p>Another classic design manual has joined the rush of lost publications being reintroduced to a new generation of creators via crowdfunding. But this time, the publishers believe they’re not just …

Warren Buffett's disarmingly simple investment strategy, explained by big data

In a fascinating new book, a former Google data scientist offers a whole chapter about his brief misadventures in trying to apply big data — what we …

10 Conversations Every Couple Needs To Have Before Getting Married

You can avoid certain surprises (or conflict) down the road.<p>Getting married is obvs great if you're in love and having the time of your lives …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Breezy Family Home With Wonderful Views From Its Infinity Edge Pool

A house with a pool is not exactly an extraordinary thing. But if the house were to have an infinity edge pool things definitely change. The whole …

Outdoor Spaces